Re: Why style sheets

Joel N. Weber II (nemo@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us)
Sat, 18 Jan 1997 13:28:02 -1000 (HST)


Date: Sat, 18 Jan 1997 13:28:02 -1000 (HST)
From: "Joel N. Weber II" <nemo@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us>
To: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: Why style sheets
In-Reply-To: <30S4y4uYOFaK089yn@htmlhelp.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.91.970118132702.4603X-100000@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us>

On Sat, 18 Jan 1997, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:

> In article <00001A25.1407@broder.com>,
> Eric_Holstege@broder.com (Eric Holstege) wrote:
> > Why should I pay the penalty of two HTTP accesses per page (one for the text, 
> > another for the style sheet file) on *every page access*, when I can pay a 
> 
> If you use the same stylesheet on all your documents, you only 
> need one access for all the style information. It's just like with
> images; if you use the same image for your logo on all your pages,
> a viewer only needs to download it once.

Or if the style sheets differ, you can use a data: URL.

nemo
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